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DATE ADDED: Sat 11/01/2020

Pensions Lawyer

Greater Manchester, Manchester, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

The firm

This top 50 are ranked and top tier in several areas in the legal 500. They are multi-award winning, and just recently they won the award for legal employer of the year at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.

The firm are innovative, forward-thinking and what really stands them apart is, despite their size they have a truly people focussed approach. There is no better example of this than there growing number of home-grown Partners, the firm have a reputation throughout the industry for nurturing and developing legal talent. Recent growth on the international stage, has resulted in several key hires from Magic circle, silver circle and Top 20 UK practices.

The firm have an impressive client base, which has a growing number of FTSE 250 companies.

The practice now stands at over 10 offices nationally, with plans for a new office launch in the near future. You will also find that they have access to a global network, which gives them competitive edge.

You will find a supportive culture, where Partners are accessible to all. The firm have a strong leadership team and ambitious plans to continue to take more market share, making now an exciting time to join the firm. Agile and flexible working has been at the frontier of their culture, winning multiple employment, culture and workplace awards.

It is an exciting time to join the Manchester office particularly due to the growth plans aligned with the North West. There is a strong leadership team across the firm, and they are looking for new talent to join their Manchester offering, on offer is great prospects.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Pensions Lawyer to join the firms growing Manchester City Centre office.

You will join the firms leading, legal 500 ranked pensions team. They advise in relation to more than 200 occupational pension schemes, ranging from £1million to more than £1bn in size - it is this level of variety which makes for an interesting workload.

Their experience covers a broad variety of scheme types, including defined benefit (both final salary and career average schemes), defined contribution and hybrid schemes. They also advise trustees and sponsoring employers.

The firm has strong employment, corporate, banking and insolvency departments, allowing for top level expertise at hand to assist with pension matters.

You will deal with a non-contentious caseload of pension matters, working as part of a highly regarded team lawyers nationally.

This role comes with excellent prospects for career progression.


  • You will be a Pensions Lawyer with at least four years PQE (there is no upper limit for the level of PQE and more senior candidates are invited to apply)
  • You will work well as part of a team
  • Good experience of dealing with complex pension matters
  • You will be working for a reputable firm

Salary & Benefits:

  • You will receive a market-leading salary with an excellent bonus structure and benefits package.
  • The firm also promotes work-life balance with working from home days.

This is a standout position for a Pensions Lawyer to join this Top 20 practice in their Manchester City Centre office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.